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'''Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs''' (7 May 1921 – 15 March 2016) was an English historian. He was a leading specialist on the Victorian era, and the foremost historian of broadcasting in Britain. He was made a life peer in 1976.
Honorific prefixThe Right Honourable
Birth name| birth_date = {{Birth date|df=yes|1921|5|7}}{{cite web |url=http://www.debretts.com/people/biographies/browse/b/7412/Asa+Briggs.aspx |title=The Rt Hon the Lord Briggs, FBA |work=Debretts}}
Birth placeKeighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|2016|03|15|1921|5|7}}
Death placeLewes, East Sussex, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationHistorian
SpouseSusan Anne Banwell (1955–2016, his death)
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